bio | Kuba Szreder is a researcher, lecturer and independent curator, based in Warsaw, an associate professor at the department for art theory of the Academy of Fine Arts in Warsaw. He co-curated many interdisciplinary projects hybridizing art with critical reflection and social experiments, such as Making Use. Life in Postartistic Times (together with Sebastian Cichocki, Museum of Modern Art, Warsaw 2016). He actively cooperated with artistic unions, consortia of post-artistic practitioners, clusters of art-researchers, art collectives and artistic institutions in Poland, UK, and other European countries. In 2009 he initiated Free / Slow University of Warsaw, with which he completed several inquiries into the current conditions of artistic labor. In 2018, together with Kathrin Bohm, he established the Centre for Plausible Economies in London, a research cluster investigating artistic economies. Since 2018, an active member of the core team of the Antifascist Year in Poland. Editor and author of books, catalogues, chapters and articles tackling such issues as the political economy of global artistic circulation, art strikes, modes of artistic self-organization, instituting art beyond art market and the use value of art. Currently working on an English edition of his book ABC of Projectariat(2016), a critique of the political economy of artistic circulation.
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